Edmonton Police Investigate After RCMP Vest And Pepper Spray Was Stolen From Vehicle

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Edmonton police are investigating after an RCMP bulletproof vest and a canister of pepper spray were stolen from a vehicle in the west end of the city.

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The items were stolen from an unmarked RCMP vehicle that was parked in a residential alley sometime between 5 p.m. Wednesday and 5 p.m. Thursday, police said in a Friday news release. The stolen items include an RCMP bulletproof vest with an identification tag without ballistic panels, an RCMP Saber Oleoresin Capsicum (pepper) spray, and RCMP business cards.

The Edmonton Police Service is seeking the public's help in locating a Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) bulletproof vest and can of oleoresin capsicum (pepper spray) that were recently stolen from an RCMP vehicle parked in Edmonton.  The theft was noticed on the night of Thursday, October 28, 2021. Attached photo
The Edmonton Police Service is seeking the public’s help in locating a Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) bulletproof vest and can of oleoresin capsicum (pepper spray) that were recently stolen from an RCMP vehicle parked in Edmonton. The theft was noticed on the night of Thursday, October 28, 2021. Attached photo jpg

The police vehicle was also damaged.

Police said the theft was noticed Thursday night and is notifying the public about the missing items in the interest of public safety.

“Citizens are reminded that they can request identification from anyone who identifies himself as a police officer,” the press release reads.

“By doing so, citizens can request to see the officer’s police badge, as well as a police photo identification card that includes a photo of the officer, his name, date of birth and badge number.”

The identity of an officer can also be verified by calling the police non-emergency number.

Anyone with information about the stolen items or the people who stole them are asked to contact the police.

Reference-edmontonjournal.com

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